I just added a PPA repository for the development version of the GIMP, but I get this error: $ apt-get update && apt-get upgrade ... The following packages have been kept back: gimp gimp-data libgegl-0.0-0 libgimp2.0 Why and how can I solve it so…
I've added many PPAs using the add-apt-repository command. Is there a simple way to remove these PPAs? I've checked in /etc/apt/sources.list for the appropriate deb lines but they aren't there. This is on a server system so a command line solution…
How do I install a .deb file via the command line?
I am trying to copy the contents of a folder to another folder in a different directory using terminal. Would somebody be able to provide me an example of the command line syntax required to achieve this?
I get this error when trying to use apt-get: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11 Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/) is another process using it? How can I fix this?
I want to verify that my cron job is executing and at what time. I believe there is a log for my sudo crontab -e jobs, but where? I searched google and found recommendations to look in /var/log (in which I do not see anything with 'cron' in the…
Is there a simple command to display the total aggregate size (disk usage) of all files in a directory (folder)? I have tried these, and they don't do what I want: ls -l, which only displays the size of the individual files in a directory, nor df…
On Docker's documentation pages, all example commands are shown without sudo, like this one: docker ps On Ubuntu, the binary is called docker.io. It also does not work without sudo: sudo docker.io ps How can I configure Docker so that I don't need…
I received a huge .tar.gz file from a client that contains about 800 mb of image files (when uncompressed.) Our hosting company's ftp is seriously slow, so extracting all the files locally and sending them up via ftp isn't practical. I was able to…
I have installed nodeJS on Ubuntu with following code sudo apt-get install nodejs Since I am a new user for ubuntu I also ran this code too sudo apt-get install npm Now when I type nodejs --version It shows v0.6.19 I checked and saw latest…
I need a command to list all users as well as commands to add, delete and modify users from terminal - any commands that could help in administrating user accounts easily by terminal.
How do I update a single package? As far as man apt-get says apt-get upgrade doesn't take a package/list of packages as parameter: upgrade upgrade is used to install the newest versions of all packages currently installed on the system from the…